Panofsky Fellowship at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

2018 Panofsky Fellowship at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC)
Call for applications
Deadline December 1, 2017


Fellowship for early-career research (experiment or theory) in a diverse range of fields related to the SLAC scientific mission:

  • Accelerator science & advanced accelerator research
  • Applied Energy research
  • Biosciences
  • Chemical sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Elementary particle physics
  • High energy density matter
  • Materials and condensed matter science
  • Particle astrophysics and cosmology
  • X-ray science, including ultrafast science and advanced X-ray instrumentation, at LCLS and SSRL

The Panofsky Fellowship honors SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory’s founder and first Director, Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky. It is intended to recognize exceptional and promising young scientists who would most benefit from the unique opportunity to conduct their research at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

The Fellowship is awarded without regard to a candidate's particular specialty within our programs. While an emphasis will be placed on the potential for innovation and growth of new opportunities as their career develops, the candidate's research plan should relate one or more areas within the general scope of the science program at SLAC (https://www.slac.stanford.edu).

Candidates should be early in their career but have demonstrated experience at the postdoctoral level with clear potential for exceptional scholarship, breadth, innovation, and leadership. The appointment carries a five-year term at SLAC, with salary and benefits commensurate with the experience of the candidate and generous research support including funding for a postdoctoral researcher. The deadline for the 2017 applications is December 1, 2017.

Applicants should provide a CV and a vision statement for their proposed research at SLAC, and arrange for three supporting reference letters. Please submit application materials through AcademicJobsOnline (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9795).

For further information, please consult http://www.slac.stanford.edu/panofsky_fellow/ or contact Jessica Negrette (negrette@slac.stanford.edu).

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.